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Jenkins Named 2020 Distinctive Service Award Winner

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences Professor and Chair Walter Jenkins, PT, LAT, ATC, DHS, will be recognized this April by Purdue University for his influential contributions in the fields represented by health and kinesiology. Jenkins was nominated and chosen by colleagues as one of three recipients for the 2020 Health and Kinesiology Distinctive Service Award which […]


Giving Back

Each October, physical therapy students from the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences Doctor of Physical Therapy program participate in the Physical Therapy Day of Service. The national event is held as a way for individuals to reach out to their community to raise awareness for physical health. “In previous years, we have hosted free health screenings, such […]


Faculty Publish Paper for American Association of Anatomy

This past June, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences Associate Professor James Karnes, PT, Ph.D., collaborated with three anatomists, Melissa Carroll, Ph.D., Darren Hoffman, Ph.D., and Sheryl Sanders, Ph.D., to write a position paper for the American Association of Anatomy on the importance of cadaver dissection for human anatomy courses. The paper, “Gross Anatomy during the Pandemic: […]


CSDS Faculty Awarded Grant

Two Georgia Southern University faculty members in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences have been awarded a grant in the amount of $6,449. Associate Professor April Garrity, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, and Assistant Professor Casey Keck, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, will be investigating graduate communication sciences and disorders students’ ability to write and implement functional communication goals in the program’s […]


Helping the Community Through Bowling

American Business Clubs (AMBUCS), is a century-old membership organization dedicated to helping people with disabilities. For the past 50 plus years, Savannah AMBUCS has hosted a League of Exceptional Bowlers for people with various disabilities. On Saturdays, the League is joined by a group of Georgia Southern University Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students for […]